An incredibly important article written by one of the best people I know.
The show took what could have been a cheap running gag of “let’s laugh at the weird girl” and turned her into the best character on the whole damn show.
THIS. Tina really is the best.
“I can’t think of a show (especially a comedy) that has so expertly handled a teenage girl’s desires in all their awkward glory. If we do see a teenage girl having desires on other comedies, it’s either being mocked as something trivial and stupid or, even worse, shown behind the lens of what boys and men want from young women, catered to what the male gaze wants girls to be in that moment. … But in Bob’s Burgers, the writers (several of whom are women, surprise surprise) have allowed Tina to express her budding sexuality, weirdness and all, without putting it through the lens of what others would feel comfortable with.”
can you believe that there are people on this earth who have never seen this video before
This is still probably my favorite video ever.
literarymothers was launched on Mother’s Day and is awesome! Check out some of their essays.
I finally got a hold of this one.
I don’t understand why everyone is suddenly obsessed with this book. I found it in a bargain bin in B&N five years ago and thought it was fine. Now we are selling out of if each week. What’s up?Edit: Oh, this is why! http://popculturebrain.com/post/85846301048/first-look-tina-fey-jason-batemans-emotional
GQ did Neil deGrasse Tyson and Seth MacFarlane.
They dressed them up as retro NASA mission control employees.
They sat together on an adorable man-in-the moon and drank beer. In tuxedos.
And I died.
Just dug up this article and thought I’d share the most crucial part of it. Ami masterfully examines how hurtful are patriarchal views on gender.
Found my happy place in Old City, Philadelphia